This year we rise together, celebrate, and uplift our community.

Save the date
June 25th - June 28th

"Into a daybreak that's wondrously clear..."
by Maya Angelou

Free Admission everyday
(Admission for concert only TBA)

  • June 25th : Downtown Knoxville@ East Tennessee History Center on Gay Street - free admission 
  • Market Square Parade, African dance and Drum and Live music - free admission
  • June 27th June 28th Morningside Park. Bringing the weekend event to our community - Free admission. 
  • Concert @ Haley Heritage Square Admission TBA 
The Kuumba Festival serves as the largest African American Cultural Arts Festival in East Tennessee. Every year the festival is a Four day and four night multi-event celebration with hundreds of entertainers performing throughout the festival. There will be live Entertainment with a world class African Marketplace that will host Many crafts and food vendors for your cultural shopping experience.

African American Appalachian Arts, Inc
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